We Need to Talk about The Dig on Netflix and How it Portrays Women
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We Need to Talk about The Dig on Netflix and How it …

This weekend, my husband and I watched The Dig, a new movie on Netflix that stars Carey Mulligan and Ralph Fiennes. We chose this movie because my husband recently learned about the true story behind this movie. He watched some documentaries and did additional research and had been sharing what…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

What does a grown-ass woman do for her 46th birthday in the middle of a ‘demic on a weekday? Well she hops a plane to Vegas, hits all the hot spots, makes out with a stranger, eats at a fancy restaurant with all her friends, and then ends the trip…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

It’s not frivolous to discuss political fashion. There is a lot of thought and care put into what politicians (and their families) wear, and this has been a fact since the dawn of time. The color choices, the silhouettes, the fabrics, the designers… it all has meaning. For some political…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

After putting away the Christmas tree, the house had such a different energy. A fresh, light energy. Sitting in front of our living room bay window, the tree was beautiful but it blocked a lot of natural light. It also had a pretty big footprint for our relatively smaller home.…

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On Birthdays, Racism, and Resilience
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On Birthdays, Racism, and Resilience

My daughter turned 12 Friday. When she woke up, she said, “I hope nothing terrible happens today.” How sad to start a special day with this thought. I had the same thought, considering how domestic terrorists attempted to take over the U.S. Capitol just two days prior. How does one…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

I started writing this post before Wednesday. I considered removing everything and starting over, focusing on what happened this week, but decided not to. It’s the weekend, a time to rest. That doesn’t mean we stop fighting and learning and questioning. It just means we take time to recharge our…

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Blogging During a Pandemic: 2020 Recap
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Blogging During a Pandemic: 2020 Recap

In all my 15 years of blogging through government shutdowns, retail scandals, me breaking my arm twice, having a baby, getting promoted at work right when my blog went viral, and much more, I don’t think any year has been more difficult in this career than 2020. That being said,…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

I usually take some time off from posting at the end of the year. I will still have some blog posts between now and the 1st of next year, but this will be the last Weekend Reads for 2020. I will be sharing some recaps between now and next Weekend…

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